SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
Irvine, California 92618
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, no par value||OCX||NYSE American|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
|☐||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|☐||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☒
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☒
Any statements that are not historical fact (including, but not limited to statements that contain words such as “may,” “will,” “believes,” “plans,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “estimates”) should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements are contained in OncoCyte Corporation’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) under the heading “Risk Factors” and in other filings that Oncocyte may make with the SEC. Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date they are made, and the facts and assumptions underlying these statements may change. Except as required by law, Oncocyte disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
References to “Oncocyte,” “we,” “us,” and “our” are references to OncoCyte Corporation.
Item 8.01 – Other Events.
On February 4, 2021, Oncocyte announced the commencement of a proposed underwritten public offering of its common stock. In connection with Oncocyte’s proposed public offering, Oncocyte suspended, and during the duration of the proposed public offering is not, offering any shares of its common stock pursuant to the prospectus supplement dated March 20, 2020 and the related prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 18, 2019, and the Equity Distribution Agreement, dated March 20, 2020 (the “Equity Distribution Agreement”), by and between Oncocyte and Piper Sandler & Co. Oncocyte will not make any sales of its common stock pursuant to the Equity Distribution Agreement unless and until a new prospectus supplement is filed with the SEC; however, the Equity Distribution Agreement remains in full force and effect.
This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Oncocyte, which is being made only by means of a written prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, nor shall there be any sale of Oncocyte’s securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: February 4, 2021||By:||/s/ Mitchell Levine|
|Chief Financial Officer|